This short article articulates why students should cultivate a practice of gratitude. "Meanwhile, kids who regularly give thanks tend to be less materialistic, get better grades, set higher goals, complain of fewer headaches and stomach aches and feel more satisfied with their friends, families and schools than those who don’t..." The Wall Street Journal.
A Simple Gesture
From Chicken Soup for the Soul, this sweet, short, one page story tells of a rare and unexpected friendship.
Another short story from Chicken Soup, this sweet story makes you consider how a change in attitude truly and deeply influences change in people's lives.
Even celebrities say thank-you! Here are 11 thank you notes sent from celebrities to admirers, friends, and even the entire country.
Bonus: Have students write a thank you note to a staff member today.